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Santa Monica Serial Killer Found Sane in Murders of Two Women

August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019

Michael Thomas Gargiulo found guilty in stabbing deaths of two LA woman and attempted murder of Santa Monica woman. By...

Back in the Day: Main St. ‘81

August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019

While in the process of remodeling my studio, complete with many drawings and papers in storage boxes, I came upon...

Program to Help Low-Income Seniors Expanded but Concerns Raised Over Implementation, Readjustments

August 21, 2019

August 21, 2019

City Council funds $2 million for POD By Sam Catanzaro As Santa Monica City Council approves $2 million to expand...

U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Santa Monica’s Home-Sharing Ordinance

August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019

Challenges by Airbnb, HomeAway rejected By Sam Catanzaro The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has reaffirmed its rejection of Airbnb,...

Police Seek Assistance in Locating Critical Missing Person

August 18, 2019

August 18, 2019

Stephanie Fone last seen at Santa Monica CLARE|MATRIX recovery center By Sam Catanzaro The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) is...

Three Minors Attempt to Rob Santa Monica Jewelry Store With Sledgehammer

August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

Four arrested for armed robbery of Heist Jewelry on Montana Avenue By Sam Catanzaro Three minors and an adult have...

Brinks Security Guard Shoots at Knife-Wielding Suspect Near Third Street Promenade

August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

Updated August 16, 3:34 p.m. Man who approached armored truck shot By Sam Catanzaro A security guard opened fire at...

Possible Shots Fired at Third Street Promenade

August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro Update: 12:23 p.m.: https://smmirror.com/2019/08/security-guard-shoots-at-knife-wielding-suspect-at-third-street-promenade/ Update: 11:43 a.m.: the SMPD have confirmed this is not an active shooter...

Parts of Ocean Avenue Closed Until September After Two Water Mains Break

August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

By Sam Catanzaro The City of Santa Monica is replacing a water main on Ocean Avenue due to two water...

Coastal Commission Issues Cease and Desist to Developer who Bulldozed Playa Dunes

August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

Ecologically–sensitive dunes graded by Legado Companies By Sam Catanzaro The California Coastal Commission (CCC) is taking swift and forceful action after...